Spark OES is a major accepted technique for direct analysis of metals, both electronic grade and industrial. With an accuracy up to four decimal places and a shorter test cycle than Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS), the new analyzer will help FCTA provide the quick and accurate results customers expect.
Other FCTA laboratory services include
Wet Chemical Analysis: standard titrations/bench analysis, pH analysis, viscosity testing (Brookfield), hull cell analysis of electrolytic plating baths, scanning UV-Vis analysis and AAS analysis for metals concentrations.
PWB Testing: solderability by solder float test, solderability by solder paste spread test and limited cross sectioning capability.
Solder Metal Testing: spectro MAXx Spark-OES elemental analysis, solder thickness testing by SERA, (bare PWBs) and Niton XRF testing of reclaim solder materials.
Ormecon Immersion White Tin Testing: SERA scan for tin thickness and oxidation and plating rate (beta factor) testing.
For more information, contact Tony Lentz at 970-346-8002 or visit the company�s Web site at http://www.fctassembly.com.
About FCT Assembly
FCT Assembly was created after the purchase of Fine Line Stencil, Inc., and consists of two major operations: stencil manufacturing and the manufacturing of electronic assembly products such as solder paste, flux and solder (both conventional 63/37 and SN100C� lead-free) bar. The assembly products are manufactured in the Greeley, Colo. plant and the stencils are manufactured in the Beaverton, Ore., Memphis, Tenn., and Greeley, Colo. facilities. The stencils can be fabricated by both laser cutting and chemical etch. The company also makes precision parts in its A-Laser division, which is located in Beaverton, Ore. For more information, visit http://www.fctassembly.com.